SOLD OUT // Women In Business: Take the Reins

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Name: SOLD OUT // Women In Business: Take the Reins
Date: March 12, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

You're invited to the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce's
2019 Women in Business: Take the Reins.

This mini-conference features insightful presentations and interactive sessions led by Spartanburg business women and regional leaders. Experience five engaging sessions, meet fellow professional women, and enjoy breakfast and lunch at the AC Hotel Spartanburg.

Featured Speakers

Michelle McConnell Yelton

Founder of the McConnell Group, an award-winning PR, marketing and event production company catering to small businesses, nonprofits and tourism industries. Michelle cofounded the Dirty Dancing Festival in Lake Lure and is currently the Director of Marketing and PR for Equestrian Sport Productions, which includes oversight of the Tryon International Equestrian Center.

Melissa-Anne Cunningham (MAC)
President and Owner of Motivation & Achievement Concepts, Inc., a career development company specializing in resume writing, job search and interview training and cover letter preparation. MAC’s office is in Spartanburg, but the company has clients in 20 states.

Simone Mack-Orr
General Manager of the soon-to-be hottest workout spot in town, Cyclebar Spartanburg, and on-the-go personal trainer for her own brand Smack Fitness, Simone is dedicated to empowering, motivating and inspiring people everywhere to embracethe beauty of health and fitness. 

Help A Sister Out
Hear from a panel of successful, professional women who have special wisdom on navigating relationships in competitive work spaces and lifting each other up as we climb the ladder of success together.

Betsy Neely Sikma (moderator)
VP of Talent & Economic Inclusion, Spartanburg Chamber 
Ricaye Harris
Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager and Talent Acquisition Team Lead at Milliken & Company
Andrea Moore
Co-Founder, The Village Legal Hub
Natasha Pitts
Minority Business Development Coordinator, City of Spartanburg

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Promote your business by sponsoring this event!
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Silver Sponsor
Sherman College of Chiropractic

Event Sponsors:
  • Carolina Alliance Bank
  • Sherman College of Chiropractic
AC Hotel Spartanburg
225 W Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Date/Time Information:
March 12, 2019
8 AM - 1 PM
Contact Information:
Meg Collins
Members $60
Non-Members $80

If an invoice is needed please contact Hope Howard
Cancellation must be made 48 hours in advance of the event to be eligible for a refund. 
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What Our Members are Saying

“Spartanburg allows young, ambitious people to make an impact”
Martin Huff
Development Manager
Johnson Development Associates
“Spartanburg's warmth and charm is attractive to ambitious small business owners like me excited about the area revival!”
Pontheolla Mack Abernathy
Clevedale Inn
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